While most start-ups have opted to market and sell their mobile weight loss games and diabetes trackers directly to consumers, Akili has decided to pursue the long, expensive, risky path of clinical trials through the Food and Drug Administration. If successful, their game would be the first to be approved for medical use by the FDA.
Date Posted: April 15, 2015
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People focus less on bad feelings and experiences from the past (i.e. rumination) after four weeks of probiotics ...
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have shed new light on synesthesia - the effect of hearing colours, seeing sounds and other cross-sensory phenomena.
If you want the job, you better speak up: Your voice carries a personal power that assures people of your intelligence and competence in a way that mere written words can’t.
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Pucker up seniors ... it may be good for your health. A growing body of research finds that continuing to get your groove on as you age can bear some provocative mind and body benefits.
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Autism spectrum disorder can produce different clinical outcomes in young children, with some having strong conversation abilities and others not talking at all. A new study reveals at the first signs of possible autism in infants and toddlers, ...
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New experiences can sometimes alter past memories.
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There were suicide clusters in various US college in the previous year and there media was shining its light on it. Does media influence our perception of the events and what impact does media have on the incidence?
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Strangers sharing intimate autobiographical details. Will you? How did they manage to willingly share? New research suggests that laughter causes one to disclose more about themselves.
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More often than not, we find ourselves scrolling through one’s feeds. Comparing ourselves with them. This has been found to link to depressive symptoms. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter are all forms of social network that allows to connect with ...
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A new study finds that we are able to learn words quickly as we remember how the word looks like in overall.
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The study looks at a hypothetical aeroplane crash over a city. Nearly 200 professionals were split into separated rooms based on the sector that they belong to. Ie. Transport, police, etc. They were all given realistic data according to their ...
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People who express anger more often tends to experience greater stress. Long-term stress is unhealthy as it suppresses the immune system and often leads to symptoms like high blood pressure.
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Not exercising, being obese, smoking and abusing drugs are among the factors known to shorten people's life spans. Might being lonely or socially isolated have a similar effect?
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"We're coming to recognize that meditation changes people's brains," said Wells, an assistant professor of neurology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. "And we're just beginning to gain understanding of what those changes mean and how they might ...